Synonyms and Antonyms of delineation
1 a picture using lines to represent the chief features of an object or scene his simple but striking delineations of Dutch landscapes Synonyms of delineation cartoon, drawing, sketchWords Related to delineation contour, figure, outline, silhouette; caricature, doodle, illustration; depiction, image, likeness, portrait, representation; engraving, etch, etching; aquatint, charcoal, line drawing, pastel, watercolor; blueprint
2 a vivid representation in words of someone or something a finely wrought delineation of a young woman's first experience with romantic love Synonyms of delineation definition, description, depiction, picture, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, rendering, sketch, vignetteWords Related to delineation account, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up delineation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).